• Otsego County Courthouse
  • Otsego Conservation District Gardens
  • Alpenfrost 2016
  • Gaylord Elk Park
  • Alpenfrost 2016
  • Wings over Northern Michigan - Gaylord Air Show
  • Louis M. Groen Nature Preserve
  • Gaylord Alpenfrost
  • World's Greatest Ice Tree
  • Alpenfrost 2016


Otsego County’s Drop-off Recycling Program

Ice Tree

Check out the Ice Tree progress!

Code Red

Otsego County's Reverse 9-1-1 Emergency Notification System

CodeRed Reverse 9-1-1 Call System

Posted on February 4th, 2016
Please go to the CodeRed website to sign up for Otsego County’s Reverse 9-1-1 Emergency Contact System.   

Zoning Ordinance Changes 12-15-15

Posted on December 16th, 2015
At their December 15, 2015 regular meeting, the County Board approved a series of changes to its Zoning Ordinance. Zoning Ordinance changes.    

Commission on Aging Board has 1 vacancy available

Posted on December 15th, 2015
Fill out online Application for Appointment to Committees, Boards and Commissions    

Parks and Recreation Plan Amendments and Public Hearing

Posted on December 15th, 2015
The Otsego County Parks and Recreation Department is reviewing amendments to it’s Community Recreation Plan 2012-2016.  There will be a public hearing at the Parks and Recreation Commission meeting on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the County Courthouse at 225 W. Main Street, Room 100, Gaylord, MI 4… Read more

Airport Advisory Committee has 3 vacancies available

Posted on December 1st, 2015
Fill out online Application for Appointment to Committees, Boards and Commissions. A pdf version is available – Application.

Otsego County


We are very proud of where we live and work. Otsego County is known for its natural beauty, friendly people, and progressive attitude. On the crossroad of two major highways, our central location is convenient for tourism and business. Championship golf, pristine forests, beautiful lakes and rivers, and recreational activities covering four seasons make life attractive here. We are on the grow! Otsego County has been one of the fastest growing areas in Michigan for many years. With state-of-the-art educational facilities, Michigan’s first community fiber network, and quality government services, Otsego County provides big city advantages while maintaining its rural character. County Building General Office Hours 8:00am – 4:30pm Monday through Friday Otsego County Courthouse 225 W. Main Gaylord, Michigan 49735

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